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Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Broadcom Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Broadcom Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Broadcom Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Broadcom Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s ROE improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Broadcom Inc.’s ROA improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Gross Profit Margin

Broadcom Inc., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross margin
Net revenue
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
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Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross marginQ1 2021 + Gross marginQ4 2020 + Gross marginQ3 2020 + Gross marginQ2 2020) ÷ (Net revenueQ1 2021 + Net revenueQ4 2020 + Net revenueQ3 2020 + Net revenueQ2 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Broadcom Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Operating Profit Margin

Broadcom Inc., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income (loss)
Net revenue
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Lam Research Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating income (loss)Q1 2021 + Operating income (loss)Q4 2020 + Operating income (loss)Q3 2020 + Operating income (loss)Q2 2020) ÷ (Net revenueQ1 2021 + Net revenueQ4 2020 + Net revenueQ3 2020 + Net revenueQ2 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Broadcom Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Net Profit Margin

Broadcom Inc., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholders
Net revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Lam Research Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ1 2021 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ4 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ3 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ2 2020) ÷ (Net revenueQ1 2021 + Net revenueQ4 2020 + Net revenueQ3 2020 + Net revenueQ2 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Broadcom Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Broadcom Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholders
Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Lam Research Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ1 2021 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ4 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ3 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ2 2020) ÷ Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s ROE improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Broadcom Inc., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholders
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Lam Research Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ1 2021 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ4 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ3 2020 + Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholdersQ2 2020) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Broadcom Inc.’s ROA improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.